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(They Long To Be) Close To You

Lyrics

Why do birds suddenly appear
Every time you are near?
Just like me, they long to be
Close to you.
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Why do birds suddenly appear
Every time you are near?
Just like me, they long to be
Close to you.
full lyrics

Features of This Track

mellow rock instrumentation
folk influences
a subtle use of vocal harmony
acoustic rhythm piano
acoustic sonority
major key tonality
subtle use of strings
the subtle use of a horn section
a laid back swing feel

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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She and her brother lived in my neighborhood , Morris Cove, Ct. Richard was in my class in Nathan Hale grammar school. Amazing.
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Just like me, they long 2 B close 2 U. I'd really love 2 B so close 2 U. However, I am not gonna "stalk" U 2 B close 2 U. You'll have 2 come find me. I'm being serious now. :-\ :-\ :-\
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mater101
PURE HONEY! She is the best! God rest her soul.
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I was born in 77, love music from the 70's.... Wish I could have grown up in that era.
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❤️♥️❤️♥️ :) :)
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Just like me they long to be close to anybody they could sing that purely in that key. And maintain it for that long. Good God if I could sing like that I'd be an angel with wings and a halo
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:))
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:))
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pbsd76
Maybe he was misogynistic . . . o r a big baby :p
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pbsd76
Naw... :p John Bonham - the drummer from Led Zeppelin - was pissed that Karen was ranked above him by Rolling Stone.
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pbsd76
:))
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Karen had the best voice @That time,she is now my favorite famle singer,and i am blk.
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I love this song! \ ( ^ _ ^ ) /
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Karen had the best alto voice ever.
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My what a beautiful song, tears of joy!
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This Song Will Make You Fall In Love With Someone Special:) How Sweet!
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reminds me of the proms in the early 70's. good memories!
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I LOVE YOU ALL YOUR SONGS AND YOUR VOICES
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tealeaves.ad a m s
A beautiful voice that will forever remind us of simple days without cell phones and Facebook. Picnics in the park and days spent with friends. Sweet memories.
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Gracefully Beautiful:) So Sweet!
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What a voice!!
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I was the same age as Karen Carpenter
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Awesome awesome voice love her RIP
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I was on grade school when I heard this song. R I P Karen.
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kozorae2
Say your name10 times say your moms name 5 times then say your crushes name 3 times now post this on 4 songs and your crush will ask you out
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Marge Simpson Loves This Jam!
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I am a big ol tough guy, and Karen just slays me...Olivia N John once asked have you ever been mellow?...
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Love it
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There's no more music like this
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mlstax
For me THE Carpenters song
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Smooth voice. She was a drummer too.. Tragic.
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chameleon_19 7 6
Great voice. I miss her and her music.
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you'd better watch out 'listener'.. . a s Charlie Chan once said in the movie 'Charlie Chan & The Sparrow's Nest'...'wis e man say...man who has seed container in hand...find bird doo doo on shoulders'.. . J a y C h a n . . . C h a r l i e ' s number 39 son...boy did that guy get around...
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I long to be close to ken! The love of my life now! Love you baby!
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It's because I have the seed container in my hand.
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American cars used to be this nice
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jmailbox52
Just simply beautiful!
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I'm a guy but like this song
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I love it
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Heard this song when I was 19, 40 years later still love it
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Real Music:) Simply Beautiful!
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Beautiful song Love The carpenters are of The best in miusic
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BEAUTIFUL!!! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! SIMPLIER TIMES!! WONDERFUL TIME TO BE A KID!!!
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Love this song!
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One of my favorite singers when I hear her voice it brings back Wonderful memories of my Childhood!!! ! ! ! ! !
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Heard this song in a commercial, can't remember which commercial
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Love the love songs by he carpenters
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MAJOR compression and distortion on this recording... . . s o u n d s really bad
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I remember being 12 and loving the Carpenters
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